1930
January
Kenny Wheeler Jack Nimitz Oscar Klein Spike Robinson Derek Bailey Buddy Montgomery
February
Eddie Locke Richard Boone
March
Ornette Coleman Blue Mitchell Tommy Flanagan Benny Powell Paul Horn Grover Mitchell Eric Dixon Bill Hughes
April
Richard Davis Herbie Mann Claude Bolling Herb Pomeroy Frank Strazzeri
May
Dave McKenna
June
Dakota Staton
July
Ahmad Jamal Hank Mobley
August
Abbey Lincoln Eddie Costa
September
Sonny Rollins Muhal Richard Abrams Ray Charles
October
Pepper Adams Clifford Brown Booker Ervin
November
December
Jim Hall Ed Thigpen